Vaginal discharge is a fluid or mucus that is expelled from thevagina. It is a normal bodily function and part of the normalmenstrual cycle. This article highlights what normal vaginal discharge is, how it changes throughout the menstrual cycle, and any abnormal discharge that you should look out for.
Endometriosis is a painful disorder that varies in severity, and can lead to a myriad of problems, both short and long-term. In the previous article, we discussed the signs, symptoms and diagnosis of endometriosis. In this article, we'll look at the complications, treatments, and management of this disease.
Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects many women. In this article, we will take a closer look at what causes endometriosis, its risk factors, symptoms, and diagnosis. For better understanding, checkout our earlier article on the menstrual cycle.
The reproductive years of a female are normally characterized by rhythmic changes in hormone levels, and corresponding changes in other reproductive or sex organs. This rhythmic pattern is called the menstrual cycle. In this article, we will look at the normal menstrual cycle and its various phases - follicular, ovulatory, luteal, and menstrual.
The female reproductive system is made up of multiple organs, responsible for growth, development, and reproduction. This article will help you better understand the female body, the various reproductive organs, and their specific functions - from determining and making up the characteristics of the female sex, to carrying out pregnancy, and more.
Accounting for around 15-20% of all cases of vaginitis, trichomoniasis or “trich” is the third most common cause of vaginal infections after bacterial vaginosis (BV) and vulvovaginal candidiasis (aka yeast infection or thrush). Approximately, 20 out of every 1000 individuals are affected by trichomoniasis each year in SE Asia.
Vulvovaginal candidiasis (aka candidal vulvovaginitis, vaginal thrush, or simply, yeast infection) is caused by a fungi called Candida and is the second most common vaginal infection after bacterial vaginosis. This article talks about it symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, and how to prevent its recurrence.
Bacterial vaginosis or BV is highly prevalent and the most common vaginal infection that affects women. This article takes a closer look at BV - its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. If you notice any of these symptoms, consult one of our doctors or take an at-home test to get a proper diagnosis and treatment.
Vaginal infection or vaginitis is a common group of infections found mostly in females aged 15-49 years. It is the infection and inflammation of the vaginal tract, and can extend into surrounding areas such as the vulva, cervix, or ascend up into the reproductive organs. This article is a primer on common causes of vaginal infections as well as its diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Using birth control has many advantages but pre-existing risks or conditions must be considered when choosing the right method. In this article, we look at why high blood pressure matters when choosing a birth control and which method to use if one is at risk of or has high blood pressure.
Owing to their convenience and effectiveness, Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCPs) or birth control pills are the most widely used form of hormonal contraception. Thanks to the advances in modern medicine there are many forms of and much safer birth control pill options available now.
Bisexual? Pansexual? Heard of such terms but don't know what they mean? Learn more about sexual orientation as well as how you can prepare to come out safely or support your loved ones in coming out safely.